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Sam Barnett - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks

Sam Barnett

Position Midfielder
Height 5'8''
Class Senior
Hometown Edmond, Okla.
High School Edmond Memorial HS

JUNIOR (2020)

  • Saw time in 12 games during the 2020 season making three starts.
  • Assisted on Shira Elinav’s goal at Kansas State on March 6.
  • Finished the season with six shots including one on goal against Baylor on Oct. 9.
  • Played a season-high 75 minutes in KU’s 1-1 draw at Iowa State on March 20.
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.


  • Appeared in all 25 of the Jayhawks’ matches during her second season, starting each of the team’s final 10 contests.
  • Netted first collegiate goal in KU’s 2-0 victory over Western Michigan (9/15).
  • Season’s second goal came in the Jayhawks’ 2-1 double-overtime win over No. 10 Oklahoma State (11/8) in the Big 12 Championship semifinals.
  • Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Big 12 Championship.
  • Averaged 44 minutes per outing with a season-high 94 minutes coming in that Big 12 tournament victory against Oklahoma State.
  • Also tallied 17 shots on the year, eight of which were on target.


  • Saw action in 20 matches this season.
  • Averaged 14.1 minutes per game.
  • Posted four shots on the year.


  • Helped Edmond Memorial to the 2016 City Championship as well as the District title in 2017.
  • Named to the all-city second team along with the Central Oklahoma All-Conference squad following her sophomore season in 2016.
  • Added all-city honorable mention accolades following her junior campaign in 2017.


  • For her club, Oklahoma FC, was a member of five state championship teams and helped lead the group to the national championships in 2017.
  • During the national championships run, was the top scorer in Region 3 as well as the Super Y Finals and for her efforts was named SYL Nationals’ Top performer.
  • Also helped Oklahoma FC to four Region 3 semifinal runs in a five-year span, advancing to the finals in 2013 and 2017.


  • Daughter of Maurice and Sara Barnett.
  • Has two siblings, Merick and Mia.
  • Father, Maurice, played soccer at Oklahoma City University.
  • Has two cousins who were also student-athletes in the Big 12, Kristian Doolittle is a sophomore on the Oklahoma men’s basketball team, and Kameron Doolittle was a wide receiver at Oklahoma State from 2013-15.